Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

Museum building
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The Museum and Art Gallery is set in the beautiful Riversley Park and has three galleries which house regularly changing temporary and touring art exhibitions. We also have galleries devoted to permanent displays of local author George Eliot, local history and our fine art collection.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Gallery, Museum

Opening hours

Museum & Tearoom Opening Times:
Tuesday - Saturday 10.30-16.30
Sunday 14.00-16.30
Bank Holiday Mondays

Closed: Monday (except Bank Holidays)

Admission charges

Admission Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Costume and Textiles, Industry, Literature, Personalities, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
image of artwork to be shown in 'Passing Through'

Passing Through

  • 6 May — 9 July 2017 *on now

With many of the items on show reflecting machine parts and steam railways, this exhibition hopes to capture a feeling of industrial history and fleeting time. It will also include work inspired by Nuneaton, bringing a specifically local flavour to this group exhibition.

Suitable for

  • Any age


artwork by Claire Botterill

Claire Botterill - Seed Heads Reborn

  • 20 May — 2 July 2017 *on now

Claire uses wax, ink and watercolour to create the artworks she will be showing, with her favourites being those which depict dandelions. Don’t miss this great selection of work by a well-known local artist.

Suitable for

  • Any age



Journey Through Our Paintings

  • 10 June — 15 July 2017 *on now

Featuring paintings of far off lands this show brings to life an array of different images not usually on display. This exhibition is one of the shows which have been developed by the Museum team to celebrate the Museum’s 100th Birthday. A selection of Edward Melly’s travel journals will also be on display in the show, allowing a glimpse into the travels of the Museum’s founder.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Entry is Free.


Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery
Riversley Park
Coton Road
CV11 5TU




024 7637 6158

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